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Kyagulanyi blasts NRM govt over land evictions in Bunyoro

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine, the leader of the National Unity Platform (NUP) party, has criticized President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and his National Resistance Movement (NRM) party for their perceived failure to address persistent land evictions and land grabbing in the Bunyoro sub-region …

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Heavy security deployment along Uganda-DRC border

Mpondwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  There is significant deployment of the Uganda Police Force (UPF), Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF), and other sister security agencies, along the Uganda-DRC border in the Bunyoro sub-region. This follows an attack on Lhubirira Secondary School in Kasese by suspected Allied Democratic Force (ADF) …

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President Museveni warns cultural institutions on ethnic tensions

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has warned cultural institutions across the country to desist from causing ethnic tensions which cause the spirit of division that undermines development. In a speech read for him by Robinah Nabbanja, the prime minister of Uganda during the 29th coronation …

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Omukama Iguru questinos of election of a Bugungu cultural leader

Buliisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Omukama of the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom, Dr. Solomon Gafabusa Agutamba Iguru, has expressed his disapproval of the election of Norman Lukumu, the former Prime Minister of the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom, as the cultural leader (Mutebengwa) of Bugungu. Iguru stated that the election was …

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Leaders, Christians in Bunyoro pay tribute to late Bishop Baharagate

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders and Christians in the Bunyoro sub-region are paying tribute to the late Dr. Albert Edward Baharagate Akiiki, the Bishop Emeritus of Hoima Catholic Diocese, who passed away at Nsambya Hospital on April 6, 2023. Bishop Vincent Kirabo Amooti of Hoima Catholic Diocese announced the death …

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Bunyoro marks 100 years of Omukama Kabalega’s death

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Bunyoro Kingdom on Thursday celebrated 100 years since the death of Omukama Daudi Cwa II Kabalega of Bunyoro Kitara with a call to cultural institutions to embrace peace and unity. The call was made by President Museveni in a message read for him by …

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Bunyoro mourns Hoima LCV Chairperson

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders and residents in the Bunyoro sub region are mourning the death of Kadir Kirungi, the Hoima LCV Chairperson. Kirungi 47 was killed in road accident along the Hoima-Kampala Road. The accident happened on Friday at around 10pm at Kateera village Kiboga district. Kadir died …

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